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Skipping breakfast lowers blood glucose

Posted on June 15, 2019 at 6:15 AM Comments comments (0)



It's in the news again, and it is NONSENSE: Skipping breakfast does NOT causes obesity and heart disease.


There's no causation here, folks. In fact skipping breakfast is a kind of intermittent fasting, and intermittent fasting is a great way to lower blood glucose numbers and lose weight.


The more time that you spend not eating (in the fasted state), the more cha...

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Weight loss tip 4: Speed it up

Posted on December 6, 2017 at 6:55 AM Comments comments (1)



Research shows that interval training—workouts in which you alternate periods of high-intensity exercise with low-intensity recovery periods— lowers glucose better and burns more calories over a short period of time than steady-state cardio (doing the same thing for your whole workout time). Also known as HIIT (high-intensity interval training) and MIIT (moderate-intensity int...

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Weight loss tip 3: Limit the nuts

Posted on October 29, 2017 at 2:55 AM Comments comments (0)

Nuts can stop weight loss in a nanosecond. If you are having trouble losing weight, you might be eating too many nuts.


I agree that nuts are a good source of omega-3 fatty acids, fiber, and other essential nutrients. In research, nuts have been shown to lower blood cholesterol and not to cause weight gain; however, this is not what I see in practice.


I like to borrow a line from...

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Misleading breakfast study can cause harm

Posted on October 3, 2017 at 8:15 AM Comments comments (1)


A study published in the October 2017 issue of the Journal of the American College of Cardiology boasts that people who skip breakfast have a higher risk for heart disease. The association here, between skipping breakfast and developing heart disease, is a correlational...
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Weight loss tip 2: Limit flour products

Posted on September 20, 2017 at 12:05 AM Comments comments (0)



Eating foods that are made from flour can be a problem for weight loss. When you eat flour, your body answers back with insulin. And when there's insulin around, it's harder for you to lose weight.


Insulin is a hormone made by the pancreas. It's a mover. It moves things around.


Insulin moves su...
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Weight loss Tip 1: Delay breakfast

Posted on August 26, 2017 at 10:10 AM Comments comments (1)




 

The next several posts focus on the tricks that I've uncovered in the research that can help you with weight loss. I'll post them one at a time because you should try them one at a time. Trying all of them at once might be overwhelming, but in the end, you can use as many as work for you.


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Eat beans for weight loss

Posted on April 5, 2016 at 2:15 PM Comments comments (0)



How simple is this? Without changing anythng else, you could drop 1/2 pound a week if you ate 1/2 cup of beans a day. That's almost 25 pounds in one year. 


An analysis of existing research, called a meta-analysis, on the subject was published online by the American Journal of Clinica...

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